After a 3 month drug investigation officers with the Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Knox Police obtained and served a Search Warrant in the 9800 East block of 50 South.

Officers searched and located methamphetamines, syringes and paraphernalia, precursors to manufacture methamphetamines, several one-pot methamphetamine labs, several HCL generators along with other items used to assist in the manufacturing of methamphetamines.

The Indiana State Police Clandestine lab team was called to dismantle the items that were located.

StarkeCountyMugShot_Tim SlatteryTimothy Slattery 27 years old of Knox was preliminary charged with Possession of Precursors with the Intent to Manufacture , Possession of Methamphetamines, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of a Legend Drug and Possession of Paraphernalia. He is being held with no bond at this time.

StarkeCountyMugShot_Cathyrn GummalauskasCathyrn Gummalauskas 30 years old of Knox was arrested on two outstanding Warrants and preliminary charge of Visiting a Common Nuisance.   Her total bond is $1300.00 cash

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with any information should contact Chief Detective Rob Olejniczak (574)772-3771 ext. 234

Starke County Sheriff’s Office is committed to work to reduce the illegal drug activity within the community.

Any drug tips can be called into the Starke County Sheriff’s Office (574)772-3771, Our Website or our Facebook page

***Any Criminal charge is an initial charge, the defendant(s) is presumed innocent until proven guilty***